Design for billboard for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco

 
Design for billboard for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco
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  • Title :     Design for billboard for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco
  • Artist:     Ken Sawyer Artist Frank E. Feliz Other relation Golden Gate International Exposition Bay Company Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1993.45.7
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     circa 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 4 8-3/8, Centimeters 10.2 21.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Architecture/Architectural Design , Bridges , World's Fairs and Expositions , Advertising , Graphic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.45.7.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Architecture~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Graphite on paper board design drawing for a billboard for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco; depicts the image of a globe with the Elephant Tower Portals, the Golden Gate and San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridges rising from a land mass set against an orange sun and purple sky; inscriptions at bottom.